Outstanding Student Award

2012 Recipients

Nominated by their instructors, these outstanding undergraduate and graduate students received a one-year membership to SDA.

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No Image AvailableMadelaine Boldt
Baylor University

N/A

Instructor: Mary Ruth Smith


No Image AvailableMayra Chavez
San Diego State University

N/A

Instructor: Kathryn Harris


Claudia Dominguez
North Carolina State University

Greatest Battle

Instructor: Susan Brandeis


No Image AvailableSarah Laird
Oregon College of Art and Craft

N/A

Instructor: Jesion Lee Isbara


Emily Parrish
Appalachaian State University

∆/t

Instructor: Jeana Klein


No Image AvailableMackenzie Schomberg
Stephens College

N/A

Instructor: Monica McMurry


No Image AvailableBrittany Smith
Kansas City Art Institute

N/A

Instructor: Pauline Verbeek Cowart


No Image AvailableJanna Maria Vallee
Concordia University

N/A

Instructor: Kelly Thompson

 

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In support of the male peacock:


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Ikiré Jones menswear marries African aesthetics with Neapolitan tailoring. Each piece is a cultural ambassador and homage to art history.




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Carla Hernandez + the rich textile heritage of Mexico's indigenous communities =


"The Barefoot Designer" at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum / Boston
www.gardnermuseum.org



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Thursday 4.24.14 is Fashion Revolution Day + anniversary of Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh. Wear your clothes inside out to say enough is enough.


Fashion Revolution
fashionrevolution.org
Who made your clothes?




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Check out SDA Members featured on Craft in America fiber page! Joe (The Quilter) Cunningham will be featured in next episode "Industry" that airs May 2.


Craft In America / Cunningham Joe
www.craftinamerica.org



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Get recruited by CARPA to make it better:


Camp CARPA: Craftivism in the Desert
www.surfacedesign.org
Craftivism, or socially engaged making, is HOT.




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Does this list help anyone out there?


25 Things To Do On Your Lunch Break To Further Your Handmade Business
www.handmadeology.com



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Bahk uses nylon thread + charcoal to create the experience of disintegration.....


Seon Ghi Bahk: Fiction & the Fabricated Image
www.coolhunting.com



Valerie Walker is teaching Batik workshops in Montreal May 28 to June 1! http://ow.ly/vFtm3
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Biggie made Coogi sweaters a status symbol & collector's item:


Nineties Nostalgia Propels Coogi Brand Resurgence
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9th International Fiber Biennial includes SDA member Renee Harris with “Hold Close What May Vanish” http://ow.ly/vFt5a
@2014CraftShow Smithsonian Craft Show Opened today! Many SDA members including Jackie Abrams. Who else is out there?
Weavers of Surface Design: @websyarnstore is hosting a weaving contest in honor of it's 40th anniversary! http://ow.ly/vFswb
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Judith Braun has it all at her fingertips:


Without Pleasure.m4v
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"Diamond Dust" 50' live charcoal wall drawing at Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA, done over 7 days in 2012.




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Ab/Ex & Op Art qualities of 20c quilts now on view at MFA in Boston:


60 distinctive quilts from renowned Pilgrim/Roy collection....
www.mfa.org



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Book Arts myth-busting:


Myth About Harvard Book Made of Human Skin Debunked
www.bostonmagazine.com



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Artisanal is IN - even at Calvin Klein!


Calvin Klein - Fall 2014 RTW
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Who knew crochet could look so skeletal?


Crochet Skeleton Artist Caitlin McCormack
www.crochetconcupiscence.com



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You'll be surprised to find out that this is NOT fabric!


New Underwater Ink Plumes Photographed by Alberto Seveso
www.thisiscolossal.com



@TextileCenter 14th Annual World's Largest Textile Garage Sale at the U of Minnesota's ReUse Warehouse Sat. April 12 http://ow.ly/uXW1b